Panel Recommends Gov. Markell Grant a Pardon - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Panel Recommends Gov. Markell Grant a Pardon

Posted:

DOVER, Del. – A state panel is recommending that Gov. Jack Markell give pardon to a man convicted of health care fraud years ago.

Sachin Karnik pleaded guilty to felony fraud that involved false Medicaid claims in 2006. He was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay more than $60,000 restitution.

Karnik appeared Thursday before the state Board of Pardons, which voted 3-to-1 to recommend Markell grant him a pardon.

Karnik said the fraudulent Medicaid claims were an attempt to cover losses he incurred as result of his addiction to roulette. He is hoping a pardon will expand his opportunities to help others struggling with addiction.

Karnik now works for the Delaware Council of Gambling Problems.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • DNR: Maryland's Underwater Grass Exceeds Record 60,000 Acres

    DNR: Maryland's Underwater Grass Exceeds Record 60,000 Acres

    Apr 24, 2018 10:17 AM2018-04-24 14:17:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:25:04 GMT
    (Photo credit: Maryland DNR)(Photo credit: Maryland DNR)
    (Photo credit: Maryland DNR)(Photo credit: Maryland DNR)
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reports 2017 was the third consecutive record-breaking year for underwater grass abundance in Maryland’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay.More
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reports 2017 was the third consecutive record-breaking year for underwater grass abundance in Maryland’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay.More
  • Ex-senator Gives up Right to Vote to Remove Name From Ballot

    Ex-senator Gives up Right to Vote to Remove Name From Ballot

    Apr 24, 2018 9:41 AM2018-04-24 13:41:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:41:32 GMT
    Sen. Nathaniel Oaks (Photo: CBS)Sen. Nathaniel Oaks (Photo: CBS)
    Sen. Nathaniel Oaks (Photo: CBS)Sen. Nathaniel Oaks (Photo: CBS)
    A former Maryland senator has given up his right to vote to remove his name from the June Democratic primary ballot.More
    A former Maryland senator has given up his right to vote to remove his name from the June Democratic primary ballot.
    More
  • Delaware 'Red-Flag' Gun Measure Poised for Final Vote

    Delaware 'Red-Flag' Gun Measure Poised for Final Vote

    Apr 24, 2018 5:18 AM2018-04-24 09:18:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:50 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:50:10 GMT
    The state Senate is poised to give final consideration to a "red flag" bill allowing authorities in Delaware to seize guns from a person deemed by a mental health provider to be a danger to themselves or others.More
    The state Senate is poised to give final consideration to a "red flag" bill allowing authorities in Delaware to seize guns from a person deemed by a mental health provider to be a danger to themselves or others.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices